The late signing period of the college basketball recruiting season is finally upon us. After a thrilling month of March Madness concluded by the unlikeliest of Final Four fields, the world of NCAA basketball, particularly its coaches, now turns its full attention back to the "ol' dusty trail" of high school kids, AAU coaches and shady hangers-on.
There doesn't figure to be too much recruiting drama this spring, as all but four of Scout.com's top 100 prospects have already committed to and signed letters of intent with universities across the country.
Not that there isn't still plenty of intrigue left to be hashed out, of course. Powerhouses far and wide, from Arizona to Kentucky, are bracing for the possible early departures of their brightest young stars to the 2011 NBA Draft.
The uncertainty of a potential lockout figures to dissuade a number of prime prospects, as it already has with Ohio State's Jared Sullinger and Baylor's Perry Jones, though other stars, like UConn's Kemba Walker and Duke's Kyrie Irving, haven't found the waters to be too hazardous to jump right into.
Either way, there figure to be plenty of "Diaper Dandies" (as Dick Vitale would refer to them) to watch for once heel hits hardwood in the fall of 2011. Here's a look at the 10 best, according to Scout.com, YouTube highlight reels included.